Helen Elizabeth Edwards
August 14, 1934 - July 22, 2021
Helen Elizabeth Edwards, 86 of Jasper, passed from this earthly life to be with her Heavenly Father on Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Ridgeview Health Services. The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. with services beginning at 12 noon at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. There will be a graveside service following at Enon Baptist Church Cemetery in Lynn. Ronnie Melvin will officiate.
Mrs. Edwards was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church.
Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Horace Edwards, Sr.; father, Thomas Jefferson "Jeff" Smith; mother, Feneda Martin Smith; brothers, Thomas Lynn Smith, Jimmy Joe Smith and Raymond Earl Smith; and daughters-in-law, Angela Gilland Edwards and Nena Jones.
She is survived by one sister, Faye Sherer of Double Springs; daughter, Denise Davis (Paul) of Jasper; two sons, Jimmy Edwards of Nauvoo and Willie Horace Edwards Jr. of Jasper; four grandchildren, Amanda Tatum, Chad Edwards (Amber), Andrew Edwards (Tiffney), and Courtney Davis Walker (Ryan) all of Jasper; great grandchildren, Jyllian Adams, Kaiden Edwards, Brently Pugh, Bryant Edwards, Kynlee Graham, Addyson Edwards, Gavin Edwards, Ava Walker, Hunter McNiese, and Brookelyn McNiese.
Pallbearers will be Buddie Edwards, Gerald Edwards, Ryan Walker, Clyde Estill, Andrew Edwards and Chad Edwards.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571